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1925 Washington and Lee Generals football
ConferenceSouthern Conference
1925 record5–5 (5–1 SoCon)
Head coachJimmy DeHart (4th season)
CaptainJames Kay Thomas
Home stadiumWilson Field
Seasons
← 1924
1926 →
1925 Southern Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Alabama § 7 0 0     10 0 0
Tulane § 5 0 0     9 0 1
North Carolina 4 0 1     7 1 1
Washington & Lee 5 1 0     5 5 0
Virginia 4 1 1     7 1 1
Georgia Tech 4 1 1     6 2 1
Kentucky 4 2 0     6 3 0
Florida 3 2 0     8 2 0
Auburn 3 2 1     5 3 1
Virginia Tech 3 3 1     5 3 2
Vanderbilt 3 3 0     6 3 0
Tennessee 2 2 1     5 2 1
South Carolina 2 2 0     7 3 0
Georgia 2 4 0     4 5 0
Sewanee 1 4 0     4 4 1
Mississippi State 1 4 0     3 4 1
VMI 2 4 0     6 4 0
LSU 0 2 1     5 3 1
NC State 0 4 1     3 5 1
Ole Miss 0 4 0     5 5 0
Clemson 0 4 0     1 7 0
Maryland 0 4 0     2 5 1
§ – Conference co-champions

The 1925 Washington and Lee Generals football team was an American football team that represented Washington and Lee University as a member of the Southern Conference during the 1925 football season. In its fourth season under head coach James Kay Thomas, Washington and Lee compiled a 5–5 record (5–1 against conference opponents), finished in fourth place in the conference, and outscored opponents by a total of 111 to 104.[1]

Washington and Lee's team captain James Kay Thomas was selected as a first-team end on the All-Southern team compiled by the Associated Press.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 26at Pittsburgh*L 0–2820,000[3]
October 3Furman*
L 15–20[4]
October 10at PrincetonL 6–158,000[5]
October 17at KentuckyW 25–0[6]
October 24vs. VPILynchburg, VAW 20–0[7]
October 31at West VirginiaCharleston, WVL 0–21[8]
November 7Virginia
  • Wilson Field
  • Lexington, VA
W 12–0[9]
November 14at Maryland*W 7–3[10]
November 21NC State
  • Wilson Field
  • Lexington, VA
W 12–0[11]
November 26at FloridaL 14–1715,000[12]
  • *Non-conference game

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1925 Washington & Lee Generals Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/washington-lee/1925-schedule.html. Retrieved April 19, 2019.
  2. "All Southern Grid Team Compiled By The Associated Press". Kingsport Times. November 30, 1925.
  3. Regis M. Welsh (September 27, 1925). "Pitt's New Athletic Home Initiated With Victory, 28-0: 20,000 Crowd Sees Wash-Lee Beaten In Stadium Inaugural". The Pittsburgh Post: p. III-2. https://www.newspapers.com/image/88693392/?terms=pitt%2Bwashington%2Blee.
  4. "Furman Is Victor Over Generals". Daily Press (Newport News, Virginia): p. 5. October 4, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30739903/furman_is_victor_over_the_generals/.
  5. "Slagle Stars As Tigers Win". The Baltimore Sun: p. II-1. October 11, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30546972/slagle_stars_as_tigers_win/.
  6. Gerald Griffin (October 18, 1925). "Speedy Generals of Wash-Lee Vanquish Kentucky By 25 to 0". The Courier-Journal: p. VI-3. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30720179/speedy_generals_of_washlee_vanquish/.
  7. "Virginia Poly Helpless Before W. and L. Attacks". The Baltimore Sun: p. 22. October 25, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30767296/virginia_poly_helpless_before_w_and_l/.
  8. "Dehart's Generals Lose Out". The Pittsburgh Press. November 1, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30560810/deharts_generals_lose_out/.
  9. "Virginia Defeated When Mike Palmer of W-L Runs Wild". Daily Press: p. 5. November 8, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30701929/virginia_defeated_when_mike_palmer_of/.
  10. "Generals Win Over Maryland". The Baltimore Sund: p. 20. November 15, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30681536/generals_win_over_maryland/.
  11. "Generals Wind Up Season With a Win State Wolfpack". Daily Press (Newport News, Virginia): p. 5. November 22, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30765549/generals_wind_up_season_with_a_win/.
  12. "Florida Alligators Defeat Washington and Lee 17-14". Orlando Morning Sentinel: p. 13. November 27, 1925. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/30771548/florida_alligators_defeat_washington/.
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